Federal Way Transit Center

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Federal Way Transit Center
Federal Way Transit Center.jpg
Sound Transit Express bus leaving the transit center
Location 31621 23rd Ave S,
Federal Way, Washington
United States
Coordinates 47°19′03″N 122°18′17″W / 47.31750°N 122.30472°W / 47.31750; -122.30472Coordinates: 47°19′03″N 122°18′17″W / 47.31750°N 122.30472°W / 47.31750; -122.30472
Train operators Sound Transit (proposed)
Bus stands 9
Bus operators King County Metro
Pierce Transit
Sound Transit Express
Parking Parking garage
Bicycle facilities Bicycle lockers and racks
Disabled access Yes
Opened February 11, 2006 (February 11, 2006)
Preceding station  
  Following station
  Future service  
Central Link Terminus
  Proposed service  
Central Link
toward Tacoma Dome

Federal Way Transit Center is a bus station and proposed light rail station in Federal Way, Washington. The current bus station opened in 2006 and has 1,190 parking spaces available in its parking garage and surface lots. It is served by King County Metro, Pierce Transit and Sound Transit Express buses and is the southern terminus of the RapidRide A Line.[1][2] The transit center is located adjacent to The Commons at Federal Way shopping mall and Interstate 5, connected via a direct access ramp to its high-occupancy vehicle lanes.

As part of the expansion of Link Light Rail by Sound Transit, the transit center is planned to be the southern terminus of the Federal Way Link Extension, which would extend light rail south from its current terminus at Angle Lake station to Federal Way. A voter-approved plan passed in 2008 proposed funding to design, but not construct, a light rail station and other bus and parking improvements at the transit center. In 2016, the Sound Transit 3 plan approved a 2024 completion date for light rail to Federal Way Transit Center, as well as a light rail extension from Federal Way to Tacoma to be opened by 2030.[3]


  1. ^ Guadette, Karen (February 8, 2006). "New lots will make it easier to park, ride". The Seattle Times. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Federal Way Transit Center Boarding Locations". King County Metro. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Demay, Daniel (June 2, 2016). "Sound Transit approves faster timeline for next phases of light rail". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved October 26, 2016.

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